James Clark Company Chicago Real Estate Tax Analysis

Stage 1 Local Assessor's Office
  • County Assessor's open townships for appeals throughout the year
  • Once a township has opened for filing appeals there is at least 30 days to file an appeal
Stage 2 County Board of Review
  • The Board of Review opens townships for appeals throughout the year
  • Once a township has opened for filing appeals there is at least 30 days to file an appeal
Stage 3 State of Illinois - Property Tax Appeal Board (PTAB)
  • A PTAB appeal must be submitted within 30 days of the date on the Board of Review Final Result Letter
First and Second Installment Tax Bill
  • The Cook County first installment tax bill is always estimated at 55% of the last years total tax paid
  • The Cook County second installment tax bill reflects all assessment reductions and exemptions

Important note:

All assessment reductions obtained in Cook County will appear on the second installment tax bill.

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